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Sam WeissWhy we have elections or The Kings of Snark (1972)

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From The Learning Company of America, a Division of Columbia, comes this animated cartoon about king Boris in the Kingdom of Snark, the purpose of elections and the influence of voting. Very educational and even after 35 years (today we write 2007) nothing has changed. The official title is "Why we have elections" and the second, unofficial title is "The Kings of Snark".

Design & Animations: Dave brain

Music: Larry Wolff

adapted from the book by Marie Wim

This movie is part of the collection: Animation & Cartoons

Director: Sam Weiss
Producer: Nick Busostow
Production Company: Stephen Busostow Productions
Audio/Visual: sound, color
Language: English
Keywords: election; voting; snark

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Reviewer: Dodsworth the Cat - - February 16, 2011
Subject: Voice Cast
Paul Winchell and Larry Storch are providing voices here. Storch is using his familiar Phineas J. Whooppee voice.


credits goes to Cor Draijer from Filmcollectief who did the transfer from 16mm to MPG for free